35-4-66. Restrictions on transportation of beverages.

Alcoholic beverages may be transported only by:

(1)    A transporter licensee in the course of delivery to persons authorized under this title to receive the alcoholic beverages;

(2)    A manufacturer or wholesaler in the manufacturer or wholesaler licensee's own vehicles, carrying the manufacturer or wholesaler licensee's own merchandise;

(3)    A manufacturer carrying only samples, sealed or unsealed;

(4)    An individual, in interstate transportation carrying alcoholic beverages in quantities of one gallon or less, or in intrastate transportation carrying any quantity, but in either case carrying alcoholic beverages purchased by the individual for personal use only or produced by the individual pursuant to § 35-1-5.4;

(5)    A common carrier in interstate commerce if the shipment originates outside the state and is destined for a point outside the state;

(6)    A carrier licensee, in exercise of the privileges granted pursuant to the license or purchased by passengers for personal use while on the conveyance;

(7)    An established religious organization, in interstate transportation carrying alcoholic beverages in quantities of four gallons or less, or in intrastate transportation carrying any quantity, but in either case only alcoholic beverages purchased by the established religious organization for sacramental use;

(8)    An off-sale delivery licensee;

(9)    A wine carrier as defined in § 35-12B-1; or

(10)    A retailer, carrying the retailer's own merchandise purchased from a wholesaler to the retailer's licensed premises.

Source: SDC 1939, § 5.0220; SL 1945, ch 23; SL 1971, ch 211, § 65; SL 1972, ch 200; SL 1977, ch 288; SL 2008, ch 37, § 179; SL 2010, ch 182, § 1; SL 2017, ch 169, § 3; SL 2018, ch 213, § 82; SL 2018, ch 215, § 5; SL 2019, ch 164, § 1; SL 2021, ch 165, § 3.